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Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Covers federal criminal law topics such as identity theft, capital punishment, drug enforcement, environmental crimes, immigration, and military law. By Tom Withers.

http://www.federalcriminaldefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 24

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil…

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil Litigation Blog

Covers trucking accidents, trucking litigation, trucking rules and trucking technology. By Ken Shigley.

http://www.atlantainjurylawblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Governor Deal’s legacy to the Georgia judicial system

    Governor Deal’s legacy to the Georgia judicial system
    Proposed new Georgia Judicial Building, future home of Supreme Court and Court of Appeals It appears that by time he leaves office at the beginning of 2019, Governor Nathan Deal will have: Vastly reformed our criminal justice system; Expanded…
  • Feb 20

    “Can an Uninsured Motorist insurance claim affect my insurance rates?”

    “Can an Uninsured Motorist insurance claim affect my insurance rates?”
    Uninsured / Underinsured Motorist (UM/UIM) insurance coverage exists to cover your damages when you are injured due to the negligence of another motorist who has little or no insurance. Whenever we meet with a new client who was injured in a…
  • Feb 15

    The passing of Justice Scalia and the premature debate about his successor

    The passing of Justice Scalia and the premature debate about his successor
    Justice Antonin Scalia The one time I met the late Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, he talked about how much he loved hunting quail. It is good that he was able to spend his last day in this mortal realm on a quail hunt. Back in 2012, when I…
Rank this Week: 82

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Resource for Georgia Bankruptcy cases and updates. By Scott B. Riddle.

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 148

All Things Pros

All Things Pros

A patent prosecution blog, with in-depth discussion of decisions by the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI), prosecution strategies, and PTO procedures. By Karen Hazzah.

http://allthingspros.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 188

Trucking Accident Blog

Trucking Accident Blog

Covers recent trucking accidents and trucking law. By Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC.

http://www.thetruckingattorneys.com/blog/
  • Apr 6

    Controversy Over Georgia’s “Super Speeder” Penalty

    Controversy Over Georgia’s “Super Speeder” Penalty
    Last summer, five Georgia nurses lost their lives in a car crash on Interstate 16. All were young female students at Georgia Southern University, on their way to a Savannah’s St. Joseph’s Hospital for their final clinical rotation…
  • Mar 17

    Lessons from the Tracy Morgan Trucking Accident

    Lessons from the Tracy Morgan Trucking Accident
    It’s been a long road to recovery for comedian and actor Tracy Morgan. The SNL and 30 Rock star was involved in a deadly trucking accident in June 2014. His limo-van was struck by a speeding Wal-Mart tractor trailer on the New Jersey…
  • Feb 29

    National Attention on Truck Accidents Surge Lacking

    National Attention on Truck Accidents Surge Lacking
    About 11 people a day – over 4,000 a year – die in truck accidents. An astounding 100,000 are injured in trucking crashes, according to statistics published by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. These sobering stats…
Rank this Week: 194

Page Perry LLC Blog

Page Perry LLC Blog

Covers securities broker abuses, early retirement scams, elder abuses, subprime mortages, collateralized debt obligations, and annuities.

http://www.pageperry.com/blog/
  • Jul 16

    CYNK Latest Wall Street Trap?

    CYNK Latest Wall Street Trap?
    Cynk is a social network company that has no revenue, no assets, and no profits. Until last week, it was the hottest stock on Wall Street, according to a Business Insider report by Hunter Walker and Julia La Roche (July 14, 2014).  Its…
  • Jul 14

    Former LPL Broker Jason Parker Leaves Trail Of Complaint

    Former LPL Broker Jason Parker Leaves Trail Of Complaint
    By law, a broker has to recommend suitable investments. To be considered suitable, an investment should align with the client’s investment objectives. Dumping all client funds into a single foreign stock, despite the client’s low…
  • Jun 13

    Pension Advisers Fall Under Scrutiny

    Pension Advisers Fall Under Scrutiny
    The problem of conflicts of interest for pension advisers attracted Congressional attention, according to a Wall Street Journal article by Dan Fitzpatrick  (June 9, 2014).  U.S. Representative George Miller (D., Calif.) has written…
Rank this Week: 271

The Legal Herald

The Legal Herald

Covers injury and accident law. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.legal-herald.com/
  • May 24

    Security Lapse? Our Legal Take: 2 Shot Outside St. Petersburg Club

    Security Lapse? Our Legal Take: 2 Shot Outside St. Petersburg Club
    Security Lapse? Our Legal Take: 2 Shot Outside St. Petersburg Club Did negligent security contribute to this double shooting? Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victims may have a claim for compensation. Local News A man…
  • May 24

    Security Failure? Our Legal Take: Man Shot, Robbed Commerce City Parking Lot

    Security Failure? Our Legal Take: Man Shot, Robbed Commerce City Parking Lot
    Security Failure? Our Legal Take: Man Shot, Robbed Commerce City Parking Lot Did negligent security contribute to this robbery-shooting? Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victim may have a claim for compensation. Local…
  • May 24

    Security Lapse? Our Legal Take: Virginia Beach Nightclub Shooting

    Security Lapse? Our Legal Take: Virginia Beach Nightclub Shooting
    Security Lapse? Our Legal Take: Virginia Beach Nightclub Shooting Did negligent security contribute to this nightclub parking lot shooting? Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victim may have a claim for compensation. Local News…
Rank this Week: 289

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
  • May 19

    Summer Safety Check: Hotel and Apartment Swimming Pool Inspection

    Summer Safety Check: Hotel and Apartment Swimming Pool Inspection
    In preparation of Healthy and Safe Swimming Week, the CDC reminds families to check the latest inspection results before heading anywhere with treated water this summer. Thousands of public pools, hot tubs and water playgrounds…
  • May 17

    Sufficient Security? Our Legal Take: Fatal Augusta Apartment Shooting

    Sufficient Security? Our Legal Take: Fatal Augusta Apartment Shooting
    Sufficient Security? Our Legal Take: Fatal Augusta Apartment Shooting Did negligent security contribute to this fatal shooting? Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victim’s family may have a claim for substantial…
  • May 16

    SPD Urges Community Crime Watch for Apartment and Condo Resident

    SPD Urges Community Crime Watch for Apartment and Condo Resident
    SPD Urges Community Crime Watch for Apartment and Condo Residents While apartment complex owners and managers are responsible for providing a safe and secure premises, residents can help to protect themselves and their neighbors through a…
Rank this Week: 273

Georgia Workers Compensation…

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers Georgia work accidents and workers' compensation laws. By J. Franklin Burns P.C.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
  • May 15

    Nichols v. Jacobsen – Exclusive Remedy of Workers’ Compensation

    Nichols v. Jacobsen – Exclusive Remedy of Workers’ Compensation
    Workers’ compensation laws provide that employers who provide workers’ compensation insurance benefits to qualified employees are typically immune from personal injury litigation stemming from workplace injuries and occupational…
  • May 11

    Georgia Work Injury Fire Prompts OSHA Citation

    Georgia Work Injury Fire Prompts OSHA Citation
    A Georgia work injury that occurred last year when a fire broke out at a manufacturing plant in Winterville has resulted in a citation from the Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA), which asserts the Japanese-based…
  • Apr 28

    Poremba v. Southern Nevada Paving – Reopening Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Poremba v. Southern Nevada Paving – Reopening Workers’ Compensation Claim
    In personal injury litigation, when a lawsuit is settled, that’s it. There is no going back to ask the same defendant for more money – even if your injuries are worse or lasted longer than you expected. But it’s different…
Rank this Week: 356

Georgia Family Law Blog

Georgia Family Law Blog

Covers family law Issues in Georgia, including divorce, alimony, and child support. By Stephen M. Worrall.

http://www.gafamilylawblog.com/
  • Nov 18

    We're Moving!

    We're Moving!
    I am consolidating the content of all of our blogs at our Georgia Family Law website. Please join us there for new posts and to find all of our old posts.
  • Nov 18

    We're Moving!

    We're Moving!
    I am consolidating the content of all of our blogs at our Georgia Family Law website. Please join us there for new posts and to find all of our old posts.
  • Jul 27

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?
    As a Cobb County divorce attorney, many clients ask me what the Social Security consequences would be if they were divorced. Many questions need to be answered.          Experts at AARP and the Social Security Administration provide this…
Rank this Week: 275

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • May 23

    Trump Names Potential Supreme Court Pick

    Trump Names Potential Supreme Court Pick
    Attorney Page Pate and American University Law Professor Steve Vladeck appear on CNN to discuss presumptive GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s announcement of his possible picks for the United States… read more → The…
  • May 5

    Page Pate comments on change in venue for hot car death case

    Page Pate comments on change in venue for hot car death case
    Attorney Page Pate discusses possible reasons for Judge Staley’s decision to move the trial for Justin Ross Harris out of Cobb County. The post Page Pate comments on change in venue for hot car death case appeared first on .
  • May 5

    Our firm helps whistleblower win $15 million settlement

    Our firm helps whistleblower win $15 million settlement
    Huntsville online furniture sales merchant Kelly Wells will receive 16% of a $15 million government settlement with Z Gallerie, equalling $2.4 million. The whistleblower award results from a successful federal… read more → The…
Rank this Week: 510

Georgia Workers Compensation blog

Georgia Workers Compensation blog

Includes case studies, answers to visitor questions and commentary about Georgia workers' compensation law developments. Moderated by Attorney Jodi Ginsberg.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompblog.com
  • Apr 21

    Injured Workers Suffers Due to Insurance Company Tactic

    Injured Workers Suffers Due to Insurance Company Tactic
    This is a video from a TV news report in Michigan but the issues raised are the same as what we face here in Georgia.  Workers’ compensation insurance companies frequently send claimants to “independent” medical…
  • Feb 26

    “Independent” Medical Exams Scheduled by the Insurance Company are Rarely Legitimate

    “Independent” Medical Exams Scheduled by the Insurance Company are Rarely Legitimate
    A very common tactic used by workers’compensation insurance companies to cut off your benefits involves the use of something called an “independent medical exam” or IME.  As you might guess, in my experience these…
  • Dec 30

    Is a Private Investigator Following You?

    Is a Private Investigator Following You?
    Over the years I have written articles and recorded videos about insurance company surveillance. As I explain to all of my work injury clients, the minute you give notice of your on-the-job injury to your employer, there is a good…
Rank this Week: 518

A Georgia Lawyer

A Georgia Lawyer

Forms, news, musings and commentary from a lawyer working for consumers and injured people.

http://ageorgialawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    Family of man killed in Turner Field fall sues Braves, MLB

    Family of man killed in Turner Field fall sues Braves, MLB
    I have nothing to do with this case, but it is an interesting read.The family of a man who from the upper deck at Turner Field filed suit Tuesday against the Atlanta Braves and Major League Baseball, claiming negligence relating to how…
  • Feb 28

    FATwater Recalled

    FATwater Recalled
    FATwater,  which combines water with small amounts of XCT Oil, an ingredient sourced from coconuts and palm kernel oil has been recalled.A recent FDA enforcement report found evidence of mircrobial growth in certain…
  • Feb 22

    Pink Bikini, Shorts on the Beach Dietary Supplements Recall

    Pink Bikini, Shorts on the Beach Dietary Supplements Recall
    An FDA analysis of Pink Bikini (white capsules, blue capsules and gold capsules) and Shorts on the Beach (blue capsules and gold capsules) found these products to be tainted with Sibutramine, Phenolphthalein, and/or Diclofenac, and that this…
Rank this Week: 424

Georgia Workers' Compensation…

Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation law in Georgia. By Nathaniel F. Hansford, LLC.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 426

Georgia Truck Accident Attorney…

Georgia Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Covers Georgia truck accidents, trucking litigation, and trucking regulations. By Ken Shigley.

http://www.georgiatruckaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 13

    What are the main causes of large truck crashes?

    What are the main causes of large truck crashes?
    Imagine that a commercial airliner crashed every other week in the United States, month after month, year after year. That is the level of carnage we have today in large truck crashes on America’s highways. In 2013, there were 3,964…
  • Oct 7

    Comcast truck kills man in Cherokee County

    Comcast truck kills man in Cherokee County
    Comcast truck fails to stop behind turning car, crosses to opposite lane, kills man in head-on collision in Cherokee County. The post Comcast truck kills man in Cherokee County appeared first on Georgia Truck Accident Attorney Blog.
  • Oct 2

    Tractor trailer u-turn in dark or fog is deadly

    Tractor trailer u-turn in dark or fog is deadly
    Tractor trailer making u-turn in foggy road kills Homerville man. The post Tractor trailer u-turn in dark or fog is deadly appeared first on Georgia Truck Accident Attorney Blog.
Rank this Week: 522

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson…

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson Neff, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury law affecting Georgia residents.

http://www.mlnlawblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital
    A recent study found that a fall prevention intervention could potentially prevent 1 fall every 4 days, 7.5 falls every month, and 90 falls every year in U.S. hospitals.
  • Nov 18

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual
    Fall injuries and disabilities are likely to increase in coming years as baby boomers move into their senior years. Among older individuals, fall injuries often lead to broken bones, immobility and restricted activity.
  • Nov 16

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly
    Among individuals over the age of 50 who fracture a hip, approximately 25 percent die within the first year after the injury! An additional 60 percent lose their ability to perform day-to-day activities like bathing and cooking.
Rank this Week: 567

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Covers various injury and accident law topics. By Christopher Simon.

http://www.atlanta-injury-attorney-blog.com/
  • May 23

    Atlanta Federal Court Denies Plaintiff’s Clever Attempt to Have Case Returned to State Court

    Atlanta Federal Court Denies Plaintiff’s Clever Attempt to Have Case Returned to State Court
    Although state courts most often serve as the venue for negligence cases, there are certain occasions when a negligence claim may be heard in a federal court. Among these subclasses of state law negligence cases that may be heard in federal…
  • May 17

    Investing in Injury Lawsuits; What are the Ethical Implications?

    Investing in Injury Lawsuits; What are the Ethical Implications?
    Litigation funding from third-party sources is nothing new in personal injury cases, where injured victims, out of work and short on cash, have been permitted to borrow against the expected return on their pending cases for years now. But…
  • May 16

    Child Drownings in Georgia: A Parent’s Nightmare

    Child Drownings in Georgia: A Parent’s Nightmare
    Because we handle a large number of premises liability cases, we frequently get calls on cases that involve injuries or death from children playing in residential swimming pools. Under most circumstances, trespassers on someone else’s…
Rank this Week: 924

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury and wrongful death news. By The Persons Firm, LLC.

http://www.mariettainjurylawyer.com/
  • May 20

    Widow Not Required to Disclose Personal Journal in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Widow Not Required to Disclose Personal Journal in Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    The family of a person who dies due to medical malpractice may bring a wrongful death lawsuit against the negligent health care providers. Doctors and hospitals are often resistant to admitting any liability in the death of a patient, and…
  • May 13

    Atlanta Judge Reduces Punitive Damage Award in Defective Hip Replacement Case

    Atlanta Judge Reduces Punitive Damage Award in Defective Hip Replacement Case
    Every year thousands of Americans are injured or even killed due to defective medical products. While most manufacturers are responsible and take care to properly test a medical device or drug before introducing it into the marketplace, there…
  • May 6

    Georgia Judge Sanctions Defendant for Losing Evidence in Truck Accident Case

    Georgia Judge Sanctions Defendant for Losing Evidence in Truck Accident Case
    In any type of personal injury lawsuit, it is important for the parties to the case to preserve all evidence that may assist the court in determining the facts. Under no circumstances should a party ever intentionally withhold or destroy…
Rank this Week: 726

Overtime Lawyer Blog

Overtime Lawyer Blog

Covers minimum wage and tip credit in Georgia. By Buckley Beal LLP.

http://www.overtimelawyerblog.com/
  • May 19

    Millions of New Workers May Be Entitled To Overtime Pay

    Millions of New Workers May Be Entitled To Overtime Pay
    On Tuesday, President Obama announced its long awaited changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) which makes millions more American workers available for overtime pay. The new regulation changes the salary threshold for being an…
  • May 12

    Important Wage and Hour Considerations When Work is Outsourced

    Important Wage and Hour Considerations When Work is Outsourced
    A recent wage and hour lawsuit determined that an outsourcing company violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and underpaid nearly 300 employees. Pursuant to the FLSA, employers must pay workers at least minimum wage. Additionally,…
  • May 1

    Wage and Hour Considerations For Telecommuter

    Wage and Hour Considerations For Telecommuter
    Telecommuting has become an increasingly popular way to work, offering flexibility and often a lower stress environment. However, sometimes employment rules and laws get lost in the arrangement. As a result, its important for workers and…
Rank this Week: 843

Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond…

Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond Blog

Covers recent case law, changes in the statutory law, advice and practical tips on construction law including filing materialmen's liens, payment bond claims, Miller Act issues, construction contracting, and public works.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog/
  • May 18

    The Art of a Well-Drafted Construction Contract

    The Art of a Well-Drafted Construction Contract
    by Mark A. Cobb We always enjoy sharing great blog articles with you. Sometimes, the topics just happen by themselves, sometimes they are based upon a real-life experience with a client or opposing counsel, other times they are more…
  • May 5

    Federal Court Rules that Subcontractor Duties Are Not Terminated by Contractor’s Modest Underpayment

    Federal Court Rules that Subcontractor Duties Are Not Terminated by Contractor’s Modest Underpayment
    by Stephanie Dodson Dougherty The Mar-Paul Company, Inc. (“Mar-Paul”) entered into an electrical subcontract with Butch-Kavitz, Inc. (“Butch”) for a renovation project at the Tobyhanna Army Depot in Pennsylvania owned…
  • Apr 15

    Notice of Intent to Lien in Georgia

    Notice of Intent to Lien in Georgia
    by Mark A. Cobb Many clients ask about Georgia’s Notice of Intent to File Lien requirements, and there are always surprised to hear the short answer: Georgia does not require any type of Notice of Intent to File Lien. However, the…
Rank this Week: 913

Invisible Man

Invisible Man

Covers criminal law and civil rights issues in Georgia. By Albert Wan.

http://georgiadefenderblog.com
  • May 3

    My Commencement Speech

    My Commencement Speech
    It’s that time of the year again when universities call on dignitaries and luminaries to give commencement speeches to their students.  Most of these speeches will be rambling, pointless and sleep-inducing.  Others less…
  • Apr 13

    Say It Plain

    Say It Plain
    I came across a video clip the other day.  It was shot inside a Florida Starbucks and showed a woman telling off the Governor there who had come inside the Starbucks with a retinue of aides and guards to, I … Continue reading…
  • Feb 19

    At Least We’re Not Earth

    At Least We’re Not Earth
    Here’s a premise for a movie: The Chinese become the first ones to discover the existence of alien life forms in outer space.  Without telling anyone they develop the capability to track down and capture these alien life forms and…
Rank this Week: 1083

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • May 3

    Faculty Summer Reading Suggestion

    Faculty Summer Reading Suggestion
    Summer is fast approaching.  Before you know it the trials and tribulations of the academic year will be behind us, exchanged for internships, jobs, conferences, and hopefully vacation.  Many of us use this time to catch up on our…
  • Apr 29

    Visualize What?

    Visualize What?
    Networked digital information creates many new opportunities. One is visualizations. Humans have the ability to understand and interpret visual representations quickly. Pouring over millions of documents or data points to gain a similar…
  • Apr 20

    Study Room

    Study Room
    In case you were not aware (you were), exams are just around the corner. No doubt correlated, study rooms are becoming quickly sparse. What can you and your study partner(s) do to ensure access to a crisp private study room? Book in advance.…
Rank this Week: 719

Fathers' Rights

Fathers' Rights

Educates fathers going through divorce and custody cases on how to preserve their rights and maintain healthy relationships with their children. By Regina I. Edwards.

http://georgiafathersrights.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 11

    Father awarded $230,000 in divorce case

    Father awarded $230,000 in divorce case
    In Fulton County, the parties amassed nearly 1 million in legal fees arguing over custody of their child.  Our unique flat fees protect you from such exorbitant fees.Full case below:Hoard v. Beveridge, S15A1685Supreme Court of…
  • Feb 19

    Regina Edwards selected again to…

    Regina Edwards selected again to SuperLawyers Rising Stars for 2016.Edwards and Associates is pleased to announce that managing partner Regina I. Edwards has again been elected to the 2016 Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Stars list in the area…
  • Apr 17

    Regina Edwards selected again to…

    Regina Edwards selected again to SuperLawyers Rising Stars for 2015.Edwards & Associates is pleased to announce that managing partner Regina I. Edwards has again been elected to the 2015 Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Stars list in the area…
Rank this Week: 763

Attorney Client Match Blog

Attorney Client Match Blog

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice news. By Robert N. Katz.

http://blog.attorneyclientmatch.com/
  • Jan 25

    Nursing Home Workers Posting Embarrassing, Explicit Pictures of Residents Online

    Nursing Home Workers Posting Embarrassing, Explicit Pictures of Residents Online
    The explosion of social media has unfortunately meant more ways for unprofessional staff members at nursing homes to abuse vulnerable residents. A shocking exposé by ProPublica documents evidence of instances in which nursing home…
  • Dec 15

    How to Stay Alert for Terror Threats During the Holiday

    How to Stay Alert for Terror Threats During the Holiday
    Times have changed. While this may be the most wonderful time of the year, recent headlines have carried more misfortune and tragedy than any of us care to see. Terrorism is a real and present danger in the world today, and the threat…
  • Jun 8

    Group Motorcycle Riding Safety

    Group Motorcycle Riding Safety
    Motorcycling is a lot more fun with friends. Group motorcycling can be an exhilarating experience. However, when you are riding with other motorcyclists, there may be missteps, including miscommunications that could increase the risk of an…
Rank this Week: 739

Georgia Accident & Injury Lawyer

Georgia Accident & Injury Lawyer

Reviews personal injury laws and news in Georgia. By the McClelland Law Firm.

http://www.jacksonlaws.com
  • Jan 24

    New Atlanta Office Soon

    New Atlanta Office Soon
    The post New Atlanta Office Soon appeared first on Joseph P. McClelland, LLC.
  • Dec 30

    Policy Limit Settlements in Personal Injury Accident

    Policy Limit Settlements in Personal Injury Accident
    Today’s article is about policy limits and settling a personal injury case for the policy limit.  The take away from this article is twofold.  The first part is about the limitations with regards to certain settlements.…
  • Nov 1

    Uninsured Motorist Coverage

    Uninsured Motorist Coverage
    Image via Wikipedia Welcome to a new post by the Atlanta Accident Attorney about UM coverage or uninsured motorist coverage.  Now, it will be easier to think about UM coverage in Georgia in terms of being uninsured completely and…
Rank this Week: 932

Georgia Internet Law

Georgia Internet Law

Provides information and commentary regarding Internet law, e-commerce and technology law, World Wide Web regulation, and intellectual property. By Richardson Sixth, LLC.

http://georgiainternetlaw.com/
  • Nov 28

    Bitcoin and Consumer Protection Measures in Digital Currency

    Bitcoin and Consumer Protection Measures in Digital Currency
    This is another in a series of posts focused on the first state regulation of cryptocurrency businesses.  Ostensibly, depending on one’s opinion, the New York BitLicense regulation of bitcoin (and digital currency businesses…
  • Nov 2

    The Bitcoin Business State License Requirement: BitLicense

    The Bitcoin Business State License Requirement: BitLicense
    The last post in this series by Atlanta Bitcoin attorney Mark Richardson VI familiarized the reader with the regulatory vernacular of the New York BitLicense law now in effect.  Let’s now examine to whom exactly that license…
  • Oct 19

    BitLicense Legal Regulations: What are We Talking About?

    BitLicense Legal Regulations: What are We Talking About?
    Here’s the first installment of a Crypto-Counsel ℠ series on the New York State Department of Financial Services (“NYDFS“) “BitLicense” regulations applicable to digital currency businesses (the…
Rank this Week: 1068

Goldstein & Hayes Blog

Goldstein & Hayes Blog

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.goldsteinhayes.com/blog/
  • Mar 20

    Safety when Swimming in Natural Water

    Safety when Swimming in Natural Water
    Almost every person should have an understanding that any type of water setting comes with the possibility of drowning accidents. Drowning accidents can cause severe injury and are often fatal, and drowning is the fifth leading cause of…
  • Mar 19

    What to do if you Encounter an Aggressive Driver

    What to do if you Encounter an Aggressive Driver
    Though you may be one of the safest drivers on the road, you cannot control the actions and decisions of other drivers. For this reason, you and your passengers may still be at high risk for an accident and injuries … Continue reading…
  • Mar 16

    Infant Brain Injuries Caused at Birth

    Infant Brain Injuries Caused at Birth
    Brain damage during the childbirth process has been associated with many different serious disorders that can cause lifelong difficulties for the child in question. Common disorders resulting from brain injuries at birth include: Attention…
Rank this Week: 1164

News Blog

News Blog

Covers auto accidents, drug litigation, and medical malpractice. By Childers, Schlueter & Smith, LLC.

http://www.cssfirm.com/news-blog/
  • Mar 19

    Update: More Persona Knee Recall Implant Information-Notice To Implanting Surgeons Issued

    Update: More Persona Knee Recall Implant Information-Notice To Implanting Surgeons Issued
    We have learned over the last few weeks more information on the Persona Knee Recall. Some parts […] The post Update: More Persona Knee Recall Implant Information-Notice To Implanting Surgeons Issued appeared first on .
  • Mar 18

    FDA Recall: Zimmer Persona Knee-Trabecular Metal Tibial Plate

    FDA Recall: Zimmer Persona Knee-Trabecular Metal Tibial Plate
    On March 12, 2015 the Food & Drug Administration announced a Class 2 Recall of about 11,658 […] The post FDA Recall: Zimmer Persona Knee-Trabecular Metal Tibial Plates appeared first on .
  • Mar 16

    Johnson & Johnson Still Unable to Expand Use of Xarelto

    Johnson & Johnson Still Unable to Expand Use of Xarelto
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has rejected three attempts by Johnson & Johnson to expand […] The post Johnson & Johnson Still Unable to Expand Use of Xarelto appeared first on .
Rank this Week: 1078

Georgia Plaintiff's Lawyer

Georgia Plaintiff's Lawyer

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.georgiaplaintiffslawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 12

    A Message to Georgia Senators: VOTE *NO* on HB643

    A Message to Georgia Senators: VOTE *NO* on HB643
    HB 643: A Dangerous Discovery Limitations BillThis Bill is a black-letter "limitation on frequency and extent of discovery." First, the Bill injects an alien approach to the Georgia Civil Practice Act and the broad scope of discovery.…
  • Jul 23

    Georgia UM Insurance: Things You Must Know

    Georgia UM Insurance: Things You Must Know
    What is "UM insurance"?  And Why is it a Must That You Read Your UM Policy?Most people do not understand - or have a reason to understand - the importance of "UM insurance" until they are involved in a wreck with injuries.  During…
  • Jan 23

    Death in Perry, Georgia Appears Result of Blown Tire

    Death in Perry, Georgia Appears Result of Blown Tire
    Yesterday, Miguel Rodriguez, a fifty-four year old man from Homestead, Florida, was traveling as a passenger with his wife, Ana Rodriguez, along Georgia Interstate 75. According to the initial reports, Ana Rodriguez was driving the couple's…
Rank this Week: 1179

Legal Blog Atlanta

Legal Blog Atlanta

Covers Atlanta legal news. By Larsen + Teusink.

http://legalblogatlanta.com
  • Aug 1

    The Short Sale Series – The Short Sale Credit Score Myth

    The Short Sale Series – The Short Sale Credit Score Myth
    Homeowners answer with a fairly common refrain whenever asked why they are considering going the short sale route.   While it is true that some feel they have a duty to try and honor their agreement with the lender, the … Continue reading…
  • Jul 30

    The Short Sale Series – Is Short Sale a Smart Option in Georgia?

    The Short Sale Series – Is Short Sale a Smart Option in Georgia?
    As Atlanta and the State of Georgia enter the fifth year of the residential mortgage meltdown, one would hope that information about the options available to troubled borrowers would be widely available. Unfortunately, based on the calls…
  • Feb 3

    Business Reporting Expense Update

    Business Reporting Expense Update
    It now appears that businesses will no longer have to adhere to the stringent 1099 reporting requirements under the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Health Care Reform), as noted last week on this blog.  Yesterday, the U.S.…
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Georgia Prenuptial and Postnuptial…

Georgia Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements Blog

Covers Prenuptial Agreements, Postnuptial Agreements and Reconciliation Agreements in Georgia. By Stephen Worrall.

http://www.gaprenuptial.com/
  • Mar 1

    Marietta Family Law Attorney Ponders: Can a Postnuptial Agreement Save Your Marriage?

    Marietta Family Law Attorney Ponders: Can a Postnuptial Agreement Save Your Marriage?
    Think “prenuptial agreement” and you think “I love you!”, right? Perhaps not!
  • Aug 1

    5 Myths About Premarital Agreement

    5 Myths About Premarital Agreement
    California attorney and mediator Diana Mercer has published an excellent article (reprinted below) on a number of myths about prenuptial agreements.
  • Feb 13

    Protect your assets with a prenuptial agreement

    Protect your assets with a prenuptial agreement
    Traditional marriage vows are increasingly being revised to delete the words "till death do us part." Since almost half of all marriages end in divorce, many people who have children from a prior marriage or desire to protect assets such as…
Rank this Week: 1070

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Covers auto accidents in Georgia.

http://www.awjlaw.com/Marietta-Personal-Injury-Blog.aspx
  • May 24

    Cause of Fatal Cobb County Crash Determined

    Cause of Fatal Cobb County Crash Determined
    Many of us have been guilty of disregarding the rules and laws of the road. Whether it be speeding, running a red light, rolling through a stop sign, or even driving while distracted – these actions have become acceptable to many…
  • May 22

    Dangerous Automobile Recalls Announced Recently

    Dangerous Automobile Recalls Announced Recently
    As automobile recalls become a more and more common occurrence, we feel it is important for all Georgians to stay up-to-date. Please check the NHTSA safercar.gov website regularly to verify that your vehicle is not currently affected by a…
  • May 18

    Robotic Tractor Trailer Vehicle

    Robotic Tractor Trailer Vehicle
    One of the most common causes of tractor trailer crashes is driver fatigue. It is difficult for big rig drivers not to experience certain levels of tiredness, especially after being on the road for hours and days at a time. In an effort…
Rank this Week: 3599

Healthcare Law Blog

Healthcare Law Blog

Comments on healthcare law. By Hamil Little.

http://www.healthcarelaw-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2770

RIA Compliance Blog

RIA Compliance Blog

Covers registered investment advisor regulations. By Parker MacIntyre.

http://www.riacomplianceblog.com/
  • May 24

    SEC Issues Investor Bulletin on Performance Claims in Advertising

    SEC Issues Investor Bulletin on Performance Claims in Advertising
    The Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) Office of Investor Education and Advocacy recently released an investor bulletin educating investors on investment performance claims in investment adviser advertising and pointing out…
  • May 20

    SEC Fines, Suspends Accounting Firm Over Deficient Audit

    SEC Fines, Suspends Accounting Firm Over Deficient Audit
    Last month, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) brought and simultaneously settled administrative proceedings against accounting firm Santos, Postal & Co. P.C. (“SPC”) and one of its accountants, finding…
  • May 13

    New Registration Requirements for Developers & Supervisors of Algorithmic Trading Strategie

    New Registration Requirements for Developers & Supervisors of Algorithmic Trading Strategie
    The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) recently approved a proposed Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) rule change which will require associated persons responsible for the design, development,…
Rank this Week: 3254

Georgia Disability Lawyer Blog

Georgia Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers social security disability and medicaid benefits. By Lisa Smith Siegel.

http://www.georgiadisabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • May 24

    Parkinson’s Disease Medications May Interfere with Impulse Control

    Parkinson’s Disease Medications May Interfere with Impulse Control
    According to a new study, one of the side effects of medications commonly prescribed for patients with Parkinson’s disease is a problem with impulse control. Impulse control disorders are characterized by the individual’s…
  • Apr 30

    Social Security Disability Benefits for Renal Failure

    Social Security Disability Benefits for Renal Failure
    Persons who suffer from renal failure, kidney failure or kidney disease, may be eligible for Social Security disability benefits under the impairment listing provided by the Social Security Administration.  This impairment listing…
  • Apr 27

    Consultative Medical Exams: What You Should Know

    Consultative Medical Exams: What You Should Know
    If the examiner handling your disability claim wants you to undergo a consultative medical exam, it may be in your best interest to do so.  Keep in mind, however, that being asked to undergo a consultative medical exam doesn’t…
Rank this Week: 3484

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • May 23

    Roderick K. Bridges, God’s Choice for State Court

    Roderick K. Bridges, God’s Choice for State Court
    Under Article Six, Section Three of the United States Constitution, “no religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any office or public trust under the United States.” The Religious Tests Clause made good sense…
  • May 10

    Much Belated Thoughts on Changes to Georgia’s JQC

    Much Belated Thoughts on Changes to Georgia’s JQC
    I meant to write a post on this topic at the end of the legislative session. Very late in the game, the Georgia General Assembly radically changed Georgia’s Judicial Qualifications Commission, the ethics watchdog agency for Georgia…
  • May 8

    Removing the Stigma When You’ve Done Your Time

    Removing the Stigma When You’ve Done Your Time
    Last week, I was able to help a young man stay in the country rather than be deported to a land where he has few ties. The young man is officially a citizen of a foreign country. But he is practically an American,…
Rank this Week: 3887

Marietta Personal Injury Lawyer…

Marietta Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law. By Miller Legal Services, LLC.

http://www.mariettapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 23

    Splitting Up Fault in Georgia Personal Injury Case

    Splitting Up Fault in Georgia Personal Injury Case
    Determining fault in car and truck accidents is not always cut-and-dry. Of course, in some situations it is clear that there is only one party at fault, and establishing that fact at trial is fairly straightforward. However, in other…
  • May 16

    Settlement Reached for Four of Five Families in Fatal 2015 Georgia Trucking Accident

    Settlement Reached for Four of Five Families in Fatal 2015 Georgia Trucking Accident
    Back in April of last year, an accident involving a semi-truck and two vehicles claimed the lives of five women, all nursing students. According to one local news report, the families of four of the five women involved in the accident…
  • May 11

    State Court Allows Dram-Shop Case to Proceed Despite Pre-Trial Challenge to Affidavit’s Sufficiency

    State Court Allows Dram-Shop Case to Proceed Despite Pre-Trial Challenge to Affidavit’s Sufficiency
    Earlier this month, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court handed down a written opinion in a case brought by the daughter of a man killed in a single-vehicle drunk driving accident. In the case, Bayless v. TTS Trio Corporation, the…
Rank this Week: 1791

Atlanta Criminal Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers traffic and criminal law news. By Nagel & Associates.

http://www.atlantacriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3567

Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment discrimination, sexual harassment and employer retaliation. By Buckley Beal LLP.

http://www.atlantaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • May 21

    Airbnb Faces Race Discrimination Lawsuit

    Airbnb Faces Race Discrimination Lawsuit
    Airbnb, the popular vacation rental site that allows people to rent out their homes, or stay in other’s homes around the world, is being sued for race discrimination. According to a recent news reports, an African American man has…
  • May 10

    Transgender Bathroom Laws and Discrimination

    Transgender Bathroom Laws and Discrimination
    Recently, transgender bathroom laws have received a lot of media attention, and have caused significant controversy in may states. In order to help employers understand their responsibilities and employees under stand their rights, the Equal…
  • Apr 26

    Georgia To Vote on Anti-Gay Discrimination Bill

    Georgia To Vote on Anti-Gay Discrimination Bill
    On May 3rd, the Georgia legislature is set to vote on the anti-gay “religious liberty” bill, which gives faith based organizations the option to deny certain services to gay people. Proponents argue that the bill protects…
Rank this Week: 1397

Entertainment Attorney Blog

Entertainment Attorney Blog

Covers entertainment and intellectual property law. By Mark A. Baker Law, LLC.

http://www.entertainmentattorneyblog.com/
  • May 20

    More Tips for the Traveling Musician

    More Tips for the Traveling Musician
    A few months back, we wrote of the challenges of traveling with a musical instrument. Since then, we received a request to publish a guest blog post, which, as you may imagine, had a commercial motivation: you see, the Flight Case Company, an…
  • May 12

    Judge Denies Summary Judgment and Sends “Stairway to Heaven” Suit to Trial

    Judge Denies Summary Judgment and Sends “Stairway to Heaven” Suit to Trial
    I’m not a judge. And I don’t play one on TV. And despite what I believed was a strong memorandum in support of summary judgment, District Judge Klausner denied the defendants’ motion and set the case for trial. Recall that…
  • Apr 28

    I’m Back – And “Stairway to Heaven” Is Too

    I’m Back – And “Stairway to Heaven” Is Too
    I’ve been on Blog Sabbatical for a few months, but I’m back and jazzed to talk about that Stairway to Heaven copyright infringement lawsuit. You remember, Randy (“California”) Wolfe’s trustee sued Led Zeppelin,…
Rank this Week: 1914

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mays & Kerr LLC.

http://www.atlantaemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1790

Van Sant Law LLC Blog

Van Sant Law LLC Blog

Covers injury cases in Atlanta.

http://www.davidvansant.com/personal-injury-blog/
  • May 20

    How Your Status as a Visitor Will Play a Role in Your Slip and Fall Case

    How Your Status as a Visitor Will Play a Role in Your Slip and Fall Case
    When someone is injured as a result of a hazardous condition on someone’s property, it could lead to a slip and fall claim. However, before filing that claim, you must assess several factors. These factors could determine your ability…
  • May 10

    Speed Limit Laws in Georgia: How Do They Play a Role in Your Car Accident Case?

    Speed Limit Laws in Georgia: How Do They Play a Role in Your Car Accident Case?
    Speed limits are set as a way to control traffic, but also for safety. Georgia law defines the maximum speed limits that motorists must comply with when traveling on Georgia roadways. Driving over these speed limits could result in citations,…
  • Apr 29

    What is a Bad Faith Claim?

    What is a Bad Faith Claim?
    When an insurance company denies your accident claim, that insurer could be held liable to you (the insured) for more than your initial claim amount, especially if the denial is an issue of bad faith. It is important to understand the impact…
Rank this Week: 1801

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • May 20

    Is sexual harassment training a turn-off for men?

    Is sexual harassment training a turn-off for men?
    A semi-recent article in the New York Post — “The Corporate ‘Cure’ for Sexual Harassment Only Feeds the Disease” — cited a couple of studies that allegedly proved that sexual harassment training is worse…
  • May 20

    Too many RULES, man!

    Too many RULES, man!
    “Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read the rules . . .”* Of course, the mega-topic this week was the U.S. Department of Labor’s Final Rule on white-collar exemptions to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor…
  • May 19

    An open love letter to Justice Clarence Thoma

    An open love letter to Justice Clarence Thoma
    I admit it.  I have a crush on Justice Thomas.  Today’s unanimous Supreme Court opinion in CRST Van Expedited, Inc. v. EEOC – holding that a merit-based dismissal is not necessary for a defendant to qualify as the…
Rank this Week: 3159

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers wrongful death, insurance, and accidents. By Scholle Law.

http://www.atlantainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • May 19

    Fatal Bus Crash — Company Had Prior Safety Violation

    Fatal Bus Crash — Company Had Prior Safety Violation
    A horrific bus crash that took place in Texas this past week has investigators looking for answers. The crash was national news due to its severity. The bus was traveling between cities headed to a casino. The driver lost control of the bus…
  • May 6

    UGA Tragedy … Looking for Answer

    UGA Tragedy … Looking for Answer
    The tragic two-car crash near Athens, Georgia that took the lives of four University of Georgia students is still under investigation. Local authorities have been seeking answers to this unthinkable tragedy that has the campus and many…
  • May 1

    Fatal Crash Takes the Lives of Four UGA Student

    Fatal Crash Takes the Lives of Four UGA Student
    Tomorrow evening at the University of Georgia, four students who lost their lives in a car accident over this past weekend will be memorialized along with all other UGA students who passed away this year. The most recent deaths have left the…
Rank this Week: 4128

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien…

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog

Covers Georgia state law and information related to pending and recent changes to law affecting construction professionals. By Cobb Law Group.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog
  • May 18

    The Art of a Well-Drafted Construction Contract

    The Art of a Well-Drafted Construction Contract
    by Mark A. Cobb We always enjoy sharing great blog articles with you. Sometimes, the topics just happen by themselves, sometimes they are based upon a real-life experience with a client or opposing counsel, other times they are more…
  • May 5

    Federal Court Rules that Subcontractor Duties Are Not Terminated by Contractor’s Modest Underpayment

    Federal Court Rules that Subcontractor Duties Are Not Terminated by Contractor’s Modest Underpayment
    by Stephanie Dodson Dougherty The Mar-Paul Company, Inc. (“Mar-Paul”) entered into an electrical subcontract with Butch-Kavitz, Inc. (“Butch”) for a renovation project at the Tobyhanna Army Depot in Pennsylvania owned…
  • Apr 15

    Notice of Intent to Lien in Georgia

    Notice of Intent to Lien in Georgia
    by Mark A. Cobb Many clients ask about Georgia’s Notice of Intent to File Lien requirements, and there are always surprised to hear the short answer: Georgia does not require any type of Notice of Intent to File Lien. However, the…
Rank this Week: 4873